28th May 2014
Author, poet and activist Maya Angelou dies aged 86 8
3:06 PM — Famed American author and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has died, aged 86.
LGBT advocate from the Stonewall riots dies aged 93 4
2:18 PM — Storme DeLarverie, the lesbian activist who took part in the New York Stonewall riots in 1969, has passed away aged 93.
29th April 2014
US: Lesbian couple ‘devastated’ after their adopted 4-month-old son killed by teen father 10
5:20 PM — A teenage father of a baby boy who died just weeks after his birth mother took him back from his lesbian adoptive parents has been charged with murder.
14th April 2014
UK: ‘Mr X’ TV Comedian attempts to contact family of suicide teen he had relationship with
4:05 PM — An unnamed TV comedian who had a relationship with an 18-year-old fashion student before he killed himself has attempted to contact the boy's family to explain.
10th April 2014
US: Dallas gay man found murdered, naked and wrapped in sheet
9:54 PM — A gay man from Dallas has been found murdered, naked and wrapped in a sheet in the backseat of his car.
UK: Police ask gay community for help after man found dead with sock in mouth 2
11:31 AM — Police have appealed to the gay community for help over the death of a man in Cornwall.
9th April 2014
Chile: Gay man dies of injuries after homophobic attack 10
9:26 PM — A gay Chilean man who was left comatose by a homophobic attack has died of his injuries.
28th March 2014
South Africa: Teens watch as gay man is beaten, murdered and set on fire 28
8:27 PM — A 21-year old South African gay man was tied up, beaten, set on fire and killed, according to reports.
20th March 2014
‘God Hates Fags’ church denies excommunicating founder Fred Phelps before his death 16
8:22 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church has denied reports that they had excommunicated their founder Fred Phelps, whose death was announced earlier today.
20th February 2014
Study finds that homophobic people die younger 19
8:01 PM — A study soon to be published has found that straight people who hold anti-gay views are more likely to die younger than those who don't.
17th February 2014
Gay MTV presenter dies suddenly, aged 28
4:41 PM — Matthew Santos, co-host of MTV Canada’s 1 Girl 5 Gays, has died
5th February 2014
London gay community in shock over sudden death of Mayor of Lambeth 8
10:42 AM — The London gay community is in shock following the announcement that Lambeth Mayor Mark Bennett died suddenly from a suspected heart attack on Tuesday morning, aged 43.
9th January 2014
Italy: Police arrest suspect over death of gay rights activist 2
11:49 AM — Police in Italy have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a gay rights campaigner.
8th January 2014
Coroner criticises gay sauna where man was left dead in his own faeces for hours 15
2:27 PM — A gay sauna in Manchester has been heavily criticised by a coroner at the inquest following the death of a man who was found dead after lying in his own faeces for two hours.
23rd November 2013
Murder investigation launched after death of ‘brave’ trans woman 10
3:05 PM — A murder investigation has been launched amid tributes paid to a "brave" trans woman who was found dead on Tuesday.
21st November 2013
Boyzone: We have learnt to cope from losing our close friend Stephen Gately 3
7:05 PM — This month marked four years since the death of the gay singer Stephen Gately, his Boyzone band mates say they have found ways to cope from losing a dear friend.
3rd September 2013
US: New couple joins battle for equal marriage in Ohio over death certificate listing
5:00 PM — A new plaintiff has joined the lawsuit to have same-sex marriages recognised in the US state of Ohio, despite a ban.
2nd September 2013
The Sun picture caption brands deceased aide of David Hockney a ‘bender’
6:12 PM — The Sun newspaper has used a picture caption in its coverage of the aide of gay artist David Hockney who was found dead earlier this year in the artist's home, to brand him a "bender".
11th August 2013
Italy: 14-year-old commits suicide because of anti-gay bullying 37
4:29 PM — A fourteen-year-old in Rome has taken his own life because of anti-gay bullying, and struggles with finding acceptance of his sexuality.
28th July 2013
Cameroon: Three held for questioning in connection with murder of LGBT rights activist 6
9:43 PM — Three people were held for questioning on Saturday in relation to the recent murder of a Cameroonian LGBT rights, and human rights activist.